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Conservatism and Self-Righteousness

On this 240th Independence Day, it seems appropriate to wish America a very happy birthday and all the best for us and the world, in future endeavors. It also seems appropriate to discuss our conservative disease.Trump as a social disease along with...
by Murdockinations on Jul 4, 2016

Conservatism and Self-Righteousness

On this 240th Independence Day, it seems appropriate to wish America a very happy birthday and all the best for us and the world, in future endeavors. It also seems appropriate to discuss our conservative disease.Trump as a social disease along with...
by Murdockinations on Jul 4, 2016

Conservatism and Self-Righteousness

On this 240th Independence Day, it seems appropriate to wish America a very happy birthday and all the best for us and the world, in future endeavors. It also seems appropriate to discuss our conservative disease.Trump as a social disease along with...
by Murdockinations on Jul 4, 2016

Conservatism and Self-Righteousness

On this 240th Independence Day, it seems appropriate to wish America a very happy birthday and all the best for us and the world, in future endeavors. It also seems appropriate to discuss our conservative disease.Trump as a social disease along with...
by Murdockinations on Jul 4, 2016

Conservatism and Self-Righteousness

Are you conservative? No?But are you expounding on conservative's beliefs... and don't know it?Are you anti-Hilary? Do you know why? Exactly why?How many of your reasons against her are conservative bubble generated things?Are you only seeing her dow...
by Murdockinations on Jun 24, 2016

Trump is the new Shibboleth

What amazes me is how many conservatives there were a year ago, Krauthammer, National Review, ...me...who determined for whatever reasons that Trump is not suited to be president, and without changing any other positions, all of a sudden, we are no l...
by Proof Positive on Jun 22, 2016

Something Bit The Republican Party. Was it the Tea Party?

The Republican Party over the past 20-30 years has built an environment that has finally paid off in having the likes of the blowhard Donald Trump and the despicable Ted Cruz as Presidential nominee frontrunners.Yet, that wasn't their intent. Althoug...
by Murdockinations on Apr 4, 2016

Something Bit The Republican Party

The Republican Party over the past 20-30 years has built an environment that has finally paid off in having the likes of the blowhard Donald Trump and the despicable Ted Cruz as Presidential nominee frontrunners.Yet, that wasn't their intent. Althoug...
by Murdockinations on Apr 4, 2016

Education - America is Waiting

It occurs to me that the issue with conservatives about education is that they have redefined Human Capital to equal zero. Look up the history of America and free education back in the 1800s and see how they talk about human capital. Back when childr...
by Murdockinations on Mar 28, 2016

Food vs Naionalism

Last week was a hopeful and light blog. This week's is also (hopeful if not light), but with some dry and serious words in getting there. Next week I'll try to lighten up again. Please just know that I am hopeful things will get better as long as we...
by Murdockinations on Jan 11, 2016

The Continuing Vulgarization of Conservatism

One of the many aspects of our times, and our country, which sadden me is the deterioration of a once reasonable political, social and cultural perspective--conservatism--into a contemptible, irrational, self-righteous, dull, bigoted, totalitarian an...
by I, Ciceronianus; causidicus on Jun 4, 2015

Brain Lock in Political Mindsets

The problem with conservatism, fundamentalism, esp. in religion is, brain lock. Call it what you will, mind lock, concept lock....Whenever you take that tact, you lock out being open minded and able to see the whole picture. We desperately need open...
by Murdockinations on Apr 11, 2015

Abbas al-Saffar holds a banner in honor of late King Abdullah

Saudi Arabia's Abbas al-Saffar holds a banner in honor of late King Abdullah prior to the 24th Men's Handball World Championships preliminary round Group D match between Saudi Arabia and Germany at the Lusail Multipurpose Hall in Doha.
by Beauty of Saudi Arabia on Jan 24, 2015

"The 50 blogs you MUST follow in 2015"

As the year comes to a close, I want to give a little shout out of thanks to Doug Hagin over at the Daley Gator. He recently published a list of The 50 blogs you MUST follow in 2015 (aside from his own, of course!)In an act of extreme kindness, (or t...
by Proof Positive on Jan 1, 2015

Guess he didn’t take the news too well

Sean Hannity has ALL-CAPS Twitter meltdown after being named ‘worst’ Fox News host. Worst host on the worst channel. That takes some effort.
by Our Daily Train on Dec 23, 2014

Daniel Hannan: What Does It Mean to Be Conservative?

From The TelegraphBy Daniel HannanThe cleverest living EnglishmanSome years ago, while canvassing for his wife in a local election in Wiltshire, Roger Scruton was asked on the doorstep, “What is conservatism, anyway?” The voter had unwittingly...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Nov 24, 2014

Bob Marley brand pot to be sold legally in the US next year

Yes, according to USA Today Bob Marley brand pot is to be sold legally in the US next year. It hias been sanctioned by his heirs and will be the first global brand of pot. Good news. From the article:"My dad would be so happy to see people...
by Murdockinations on Nov 24, 2014

Extreme Conservatism of the Loony Left

I often wonder why it is that those who consider themselves to be left wing are in reality frequently bitterly resistant to change.  This is something of a paradox, as in principle such people are dedicated to the utter transformation of society...
by James Powney's Blog on Apr 29, 2014

Seven of 10 Pinoys find premarital sex “morally unacceptable” – study

A study conducted by a United States-based think tank showed that a huge majority of Filipinos have a negative view...
by The Filipino Scribe on Apr 22, 2014

DeMint: ‘Big Business Is No Friend of Conservatism’

Former Sen. Jim DeMint, the president of the Heritage Foundation, writes in his new book—“Falling in Love With America Again”—about the cozy relationship between big business and big government.“Almost all big corporations benefit from...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Apr 8, 2014


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